Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru
Constituent of SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL (DEEMED UNIVERSITY)
(Established under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 vide Notification No. F.9 12/2001-U.3 of the Government of India)
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade
Symbiosis International [Deemed University], living up to its motto of "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam"
is alive to the needs and interests of the students and in light of the global Covid19 crisis,
as a special measure has aligned its Academic Calendar and Refund Rules for this year, with the advisory issued by AICTE / UGC.
There was a good mix of companies for placements this year for the class of 17-19-Ad, PR, Media & IMC.
We had more Integrated profiles this year with placement opportunities in – Event Management, Social Media, Digital and Research. There were few companies who opened a second round of interviews as they found the students promising and wanted to recruit more from SSMC B.
We had known companies recruiting students from all specializations like: Publicis, IPG Media Group, Essence-Group M, Madison Media, MSL Group, Adfactors PR, Genesis BCW, IPSOS Research, Social Panga, Text 100, Wings, Kestone IMS, Trescon, Fountainhead, Schbang.in & Vmware Software.
Students cracked Research, Analyst and IT job profiles and excelled in the interviews.
All efforts were driven to facilitate placements and bring job profiles from our Industry fit.
SSMC B has strong database and industry connect from all sectors, companies come year on year for placements and select students across specializations that we offer, PR ,Advertising and Media Management, as part of the two year MBA in communication management.
For the placement season, Class of 2016-2018, Symbiosis School of Media and Communication Bengaluru, (SSMC B) students were recruited in profiles across Design, Research, Media, Planning, Creative Analysts with PR taking the lead. This, despite an industry scenario that was not necessarily conducive for hiring.
Above 80 +companies had shown interest for Ad, PR ,Media Management & Integrated profiles.
We have built enduring relations with the industry over the years, and they recruit from SSMC B, as they get the required talent pool with exposure to an integrated pedagogy and adequate industry intervention. The companies who recruited this year are Oath:Yahoo, Bosch, Mindshare-Group M, Adfactors PR, The Practice, Infiniti Research, WatConsult Media, Gozoop, Trescon Global, Icarus Design, Byjus, to name some.
Our alumni were placed in organizations such as Infosys, ABB, Biocon, Tata Services, Group M, Time Inc, Watconsult Media,Weber Shadwick, Madison PR, The Practice,Wings Events, Shobiz, Gutenberg, Icarus , Mobikon Technologies, Genesis B&M, Infiniti Research, Future Group, Happay, Zomato, Zivame, among many other leading organizations.